The B.A. Rudolph Foundation supports women as they launch their professional careers by providing internship scholarships, mentoring, and networking opportunities.



Learn more about our 2018 scholarship opportunities


Why We Do What We Do

Our white paper examines why women leave STEM and how to get them to stay.


Celebrating Five Years!

2017 marked the foundation's fifth year of scholarships


Sponsorship & Grants

Meet Our 2017 Grantees


Shine Together

Artist Pat Benatar donates proceeds of new song to the Foundation


Our Mission

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation’s mission champions the educational and professional development of women for whom a small amount of support could make a significant difference.

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation offers scholarships for women seeking unpaid internships in public service and the sciences, as well as a mentorship program and networking opportunities.

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation is committed to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly dedicated to reaching and supporting a broad spectrum of qualified women who have diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives.

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Other Ways To Give

While we appreciate your donations, you don’t need to write a check to get involved with the B.A. Rudolph Foundation. We are actively seeking mentors and student ambassadors. You can also help us (and your friends!) by spreading the word about our scholarships on social media to your friends and family who qualify.